The City of Coral Gables was incorporated in 1925 and was developed by George Merrick who was a visionary in his time. His planned development was based on centuries-old Mediterranean prototypes. His uncle landscape designer, Denman Fink, and cousin, architect George Fink assisted him through the development. You can still find Fink homes today.
The City of Coral Gables is an affluent community sought after by many. The homes tend to date back to the 20’s and are commonly 2 story. Hammock, tree lined streets were part of Merrick’s design and delight the eyes providing a charming backdrop for the homes. Additionally, two lovely golf courses add to the beauty and lure of the community. Coral Gables is known for its intense zoning /permitting rules, which is how they maintain a uniform and attractive city. Miracle Mile, the downtown Coral Gables area has a variety of restaurants and shops, there is also a healthy number of prestigious companies that are headquartered in the area making it an excellent commute for those who live and work in the area. The City of Coral Gables is a pleasant and beautiful city to raise a family, with great schools, parks, and entertainment, centrally located between Coconut Grove and South Miami.
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